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Mardi Gras Earrings

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Mardi Gras Earrings Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Be the life of your Mardi Gras party with these festive earrings. Click here for instructions for the matching bracelet.

Step one: Open the bottom loop on the lever back earring and attach the chandelier component. On the outside two loops attach four links of sterling silver drawn cable chain using a small sterling silver jump ring. On the middle ring, attach five links of chain.

Step two: Attach the Czech glass teardrops to large sterling silver open jump rings and add one bead to the bottom of each of the outside chains. Attach the star charm to the center chain using a small jump ring.

Step three: Repeat for the other earring.
Approximate size: 3 inches
Estimated time: Under one hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
List of Components:
Czech glass medium amethyst/copper teardrop (CR-TD029, qty 2)
Czech glass medium German green teardrop (CR-TD020, qty 2)
Antique silver pewter small star face charm (SA-2100, qty 2)
3 ring round chandelier earrings (SS-CHAN24, qty 2)
4mm sterling silver round citrine lever back (SS-LVRCIT, qty 2)
Drawn cable chain (925CH29, qty 1 foot)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-H, qty 4)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-E, qty 8)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Medium Amethyst/Copper Teardrop
Code: CR-TD029
Approx. Height 9mm, Width 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.19 $0.17$0.17 $0.15$0.15 $0.13
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Medium German Green Teardrop
Code: CR-TD020
Approx. Height 9mm, Width 6mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.18 $0.14$0.16 $0.12$0.15 $0.12
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3 Ring Round Chandelier
Code: SS-CHAN24
Height 22mm, Width 16.5mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.72 $2.39$2.52 $2.21$2.33 $2.05
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Sterling Silver 4mm Round Citrine Leverback
Code: SS-LVRCIT
Height 17mm 
1-34-78+
$5.21 $4.16$4.85 $3.87$4.51 $3.60
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2207 Drawn Cable
Code: 925CH29
Link 3.5x5mm, 24 gauge 
1-23-56+
$10.98 $9.55$10.23 $8.90$9.53 $8.29
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .270 inches (0.75 x 6.85mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-H
Diameter 6.8mm, 21 gauge 
1-2425-4950+
$0.37 $0.33$0.34 $0.30$0.31 $0.27
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .180 inches (0.75 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-E
Diameter 4.6mm, 21 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.24 $0.21$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.18
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $6.21
Price: $7.14
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Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.21
Price: $7.14
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